Archive: Apr 2014


  It's a new year and a new you. You have vowed to put more into your fitness routine and have been somewhat consistent. You may have even walked by the Easter candy without stopping. Well good job!   But now..... Your joints are aching. (more…)

Rotator Cuff, Part 4: Rotator Cuff Surgery and Recovery

  Conservative options have been exhausted or a rotator cuff tear causing pain and limiting your activities have led you to proceed with a surgical option for your shoulder. Your surgeon will either perform a shoulder arthroscopy or an open incision procedure depending on the tear (more…)

Rotator Cuff, Part 3: Rotator Cuff Tear

  Whether you have had chronic shoulder pain or an acute injury, the pain in your shoulder is significant. Imaging studies, such as an MRI, have revealed you have a rotator cuff tear and it is now time for you to decide on treatment options. (more…)

Rotator Cuff, Part 2: Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

Picture this scenario: you were commissioned to take down the Christmas lights off the house in January. As you were performing the “honey-do” task with due diligence, your foot slipped on the ladder. You reached to grab the overhang and caught yourself from falling but felt a slight “twinge” in your shoulder. Thinking nothing of it, you continued to work and completed your task. That evening your shoulder was sore (more…)